ASRock z68 question

I am considering getting an ASrock Extreme3 Gen 3.

This is because the Gen 3 revision of Z68 supports pci express 3.0

But.... will pci express 3.0 work to the full extent, when using a sandy bridge processor (2500k)

Or will pci express 3.0 only be supported with ivy bridge.

Im building a new pc, so cost is a primary focus. So i cant "get sandybridge for now, then get ivybridge when it comes out"

The reason i care about pci-e 3.0 is becuase i will be buying a new southern islands GPU along with the mobo etc.

Finally what is some good gaming ram that will work with the motherboard (1600mhz)

Thanks
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  1. sosofm said:
    Here you have comparison pcie 2.0 with pcie 3.0. The diference is almost 0.
    http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/49646-amd-radeon-hd-7970-3gb-review-21.html
    This memory is good for your needs : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233196


    Thankyou But...

    1) I dont live in the U.S so do not have access to newegg (I highly wish i did)
    2)Does sandybridge support pci express 3.0
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